January 11, 2021 6:14 pm at 6:14 pm #1937662Growing my beardParticipant
What are the sfarim that speak about SHOVAVIM?
Do people still fast on Mondays / Thursdays?
What are other minhagim that people have during these special hol holy days?January 11, 2021 7:07 pm at 7:07 pm #1937673
The Shelah Hakadash on the Torah in Parashas Shemos discusses it based on the pasuk shuvu banim shavovim consisting of parashiyos from beginning letters of Shemos to Mishpatim. In a leap year we add two extra parashiyos T’T or Tat,Trumah and Tetzaveh. T’T comprises all that teshuva should be performed for. Teshuvah Tefila, Talmud Torah and Tat meaning to give, Tzedakah.January 11, 2021 10:01 pm at 10:01 pm #1937694
He explains that in a leap year extra teshuva is required for the moon being diminished in size requiring an extra month around every three years in 19 years (1,6,8,11,14,17,19) to catch up 354 days moon’s year with 365 days sun’s year.January 11, 2021 10:55 pm at 10:55 pm #1937719
The above should be years (3,6,8,11,14,17,19).January 12, 2021 8:12 am at 8:12 am #1937812rationalParticipant
Only Thursday, not MondayJanuary 12, 2021 8:38 am at 8:38 am #1937827rationalParticipant
To those that fast, they are mekabel ta’anis the day before and if there is a minyan, they act as on a regular ta’anis tzibbur. Selichos, avinu malkeinu, va’yechal, aneinu at mincha, etc…January 12, 2021 12:53 pm at 12:53 pm #1937962
Fasting behav requires three fasts but this would require 6 or 8 fasts. Currently with COVID not very likely, so if you can redeem it.
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